Celebrity/Athlete

Published on March 20, 2017
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Our friend Jack Black stopped by CHLA to Make March Matter. As you’d expect, Jack had no problem joining in our music therapy sessions and was happy to visit with our kids, their families and even made himself available for CHLA staff. Thank you Jack, you rock... Read More
Published on December 22, 2015
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                  Just in time for the holidays! Lauren Conrad and her team came to Children’s Hospital Los Angeles to brighten up the kid’s day with arts and crafts. The Creative Oasis room was filled with patients and their... Read More
Published on September 1, 2015
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“I have a question. Can I have your autograph?” A courteous but serious question asked by 7-year-old Jeremiah Succar just after singing “Fight Song” with the song’s creator, Rachel Platten. #RachelMeetJeremiah Platten recently surprised Jeremiah at Children’s Hospital... Read More
Published on June 10, 2015
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If you heard some commotion on our fourth floor in the Anderson Pavilion, it was likely due to the squeals and giggles from patients who took part in the dance and movement therapy session. CHLA patient Ella with Rumer Willis It was a full house when ABC’s Dancing with... Read More
Published on May 19, 2015
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Recently, the fourth floor Family Lounge was buzzing with overjoyed moms and Children's Hospital Los Angeles patients. Drew Barrymore, brought along her cosmetic line, FLOWER Beauty, and a team of celebrity make-up and hair stylists to pamper all the mothers who were currently... Read More
Published on May 1, 2015
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Lauren Conrad, a fashion designer, TV personality and blogger, has a deep love for all things arts and crafts. Recently, she decided to share that love with a few of our teen patients in the Teen Lounge at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles. With the entire craft store and a... Read More
Published on February 6, 2015
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The kids at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles experienced a fun-filled event when Yoobi + Starlight Children’s Foundation brought out Yoobi’s colorful school supplies, American model, Molly Sims, and TV host and personality, Stacy Keibler. Tables were set up with bright and fun... Read More
Published on February 5, 2015
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Dylan, who often makes LEGO gifts for those he becomes close with, made Pau a new LEGO creation   Pau Gasol returned last week to the Staples Center in a Chicago Bulls uniform to take on his former team, the Los Angeles Lakers. But, hours after his plane landed, he... Read More
Published on December 31, 2014
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The days leading up to Pasadena's 2015 Rose Bowl football game between the Oregon Ducks and Florida State Seminoles is predictably a time of focus, preparation and tradition. Luckily the kids at Children's Hospital Los Angeles got to be part of that. In... Read More
Published on November 28, 2014
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Recently, The Honest Company, Jessica Alba and Baby 2 Baby teamed up to give 20 deserving patient families from Children’s Hospital Los Angeles the gift of a safe crib and a bag of The Honest Company essentials. Together, with Thomas Keens, MD, pediatric pulmonologist at CHLA... Read More
Published on November 20, 2014
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It’s not every day you see your idol sitting in the corner of your room, but for Carlos Contreras this dream became reality when Matt Kemp, outfielder for the Los Angeles Dodgers, made a visit to Children’s Hospital Los Angeles. Carlos had spent five weeks in our... Read More
Published on November 12, 2014
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Last Friday, Children’s Hospital Los Angeles patients were primped and pampered when Maria Menounos brought her 8th annual Day of Beauty. She also had friends Val Chmerkovskiy from Dancing with the Stars and Audrey Whitby from Nickelodeon’s The Thundermans tag along! Our... Read More
Published on November 7, 2014
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Recently, world-renowned Latin artist, Gerardo Ortiz, came to visit patients and staff of Children’s Hospital Los Angeles with gifts in tow. Ortiz and DEL Records generously donated funds and items to support CHLA’s efforts in treating kids better. First stopping by the HOPE... Read More
Published on September 19, 2014
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Last week, Frozen stars, Kristen Bell and Josh Gad, stopped by for a special visit and lent their voices to give CHLA patients a cool treat.At first, a few patients were unsure that Bell and Gad were their beloved Anna and Olaf, but smiles instantly appeared as soon as Gad... Read More
Published on September 12, 2014
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After a victorious win by the Los Angeles Kings, the Stanley Cup has resided in the hands of players and fans alike for the last few months. However, as hockey season nears, the Stanley Cup will be up for grabs again. As a last celebratory sendoff, the Los Angeles Kings and... Read More
Published on August 26, 2014
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On August 23-24, Children’s Hospital Los Angeles patients and doctors from the Children’s Center for Cancer and Blood Diseases took the field at Dodgers Stadium for ThinkCure! Weekend. The annual two-day event benefits cancer research at CHLA and City of Hope by raising... Read More
Published on August 22, 2014
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Dressed in the brown and red leather, chain metal and well-worn boots of Peter Quill, aka Star-Lord, Marvel’s  Guardians of the Galaxy star Chris Pratt gave Children’s Hospital Los Angeles patients a surprise they couldn’t believe on Wednesday, August 20. Patients... Read More
Published on February 18, 2014
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Matt Clark with Dr. Jeffrey Upperman Playing sports is a great way for children to develop good exercise habits for life. Sports can help improve physical fitness, build self-discipline and just make children feel better. Recently, however,... Read More
Published on December 17, 2013
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Carly Rae Jepsen, the popular Canadian singer who is best known for her hit-song “Call Me Maybe” visited Children’s Hospital Los Angeles. The event, which was organized by Candie’s and Kohl’s Department Stores, gave Carly Rae the opportunity to have a meet-and-greet with a... Read More
Published on December 6, 2013
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Stars from CBS Television Studios and CBS returned to Children’s Hospital Los Angeles for their third annual holiday visit and kick off a season of holiday giving and fun for kids and families. Musical artist Nick Jonas, Will Arnett (The Millers), Beau Bridges (The Millers... Read More

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